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Grateful Dead Live at Onondaga County War Memorial on 1973-09-17

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Grateful Dead Live at Onondaga County War Memorial on 1973-09-17

Topics Live concert

Tennessee Jed, Me & My Uncle, They Love Each Other, Beat It On Down The Line, Sugaree, Mexicali Blues, Loser, Looks Like Rain, Row Jimmy, Jack Straw, Loose Lucy, You Ain't Woman Enough, Casey Jones Mississippi Half Step, Let Me Sing*, Truckin'-> Eyes Of The World*-> Weather Report Suite Prelude*-> Weather Report Suite Part 1*-> Let It Grow*-> Stella Blue, Sugar Magnolia

Collection GratefulDead
Band/Artist Grateful Dead
Venue Onondaga County War Memorial
Location Syracuse, NY

Source Soundboard


SBD>MR>D>CD>EAC>SHN (all but tracks d1t01-->d1t09));
SBD>MR>C>C>D>CD>EAC>SHN (tracks d1t01-->d1t09);
Thanks to Peter Braverman;
edits/encoding by JCotsman; Note- Fixed d3 now circulates, see public comments for details


Reviewer: wyzyrd - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - August 24, 2016
Subject: Let Me Sing Your Blues Away
I was not aware that they ever played this live. Fun, if somewhat inconsequential tune. Cool to hear Keith sing.Great lyrics. Hunter I'm guessing.
Reviewer: ApproximateMan - favoritefavoritefavorite - September 18, 2015
Subject: Horns
The Horns ruin it for me. They make the Dead sound like a late night talk show house band. Everything here without horns is killer. Except the guitars could be louder.
For the life of me I can't understand why they continued to play LLR year after year. It is trite and lame. I almost always skip over it but I didn't this time. I wish I had.
Reviewer: JamsOnly - favoritefavoritefavorite - March 17, 2015
Subject: Average Horn Show
No Highlights
Reviewer: deadheadnedwhite - favoritefavoritefavorite - September 23, 2014
Subject: thanks, @lovehaight
there it is! sweet. wonder what's the story ?

unfortunately for me, i don't care for Fierro's style. kinda wrecks Eyes and WRS for me. oh, well, tasty jams otherwise.
Reviewer: lovehaight - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - May 12, 2010
Subject: Jerry sings Sugar Mag!
I have never have anyone notice this other than me on my first tape of it circa 1983! only the first line but it's pretty cool!
Reviewer: oReOs - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - October 14, 2009
Subject: Martin Fierro Roxks!
Love the horns! Kieth's Jam on Turckin is full of energy and Just makes me Want to Move! This is a great show! I recomend it!
Reviewer: BornXEyed - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - November 7, 2007
Subject: nice little gem
Good sound quality. Interesting LLR: sounds like a theramin is being played during the jam. Odd but kind of cool.
Reviewer: smgarcia - favoritefavoritefavorite - June 23, 2006
Subject: El Paso?
Both and say that this show did not have El Paso, yet it's part of the concert here. Which is correct?
Reviewer: Ashleydan - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - December 17, 2005
Subject: what Bobby told me
In a hotel room in Boston Bob Weir told me that Martin Fierro as part of a jail sentence in Mexico had to play his saxophone for 24 straight hours on the steps of the Aztec pyramids. True or not, who knows? only Martin Fierro. This was an excellent 73 second set. Very different but excellent.Sound in the hall was terrible, but to see this show was atreat.
Reviewer: JeffroFish - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - May 22, 2005
Subject: Horn Question Answered!
The horn player is Martin Fierro. Martin played in Doug Sahm's band, who opened this show. Martin played with the Dead on the Wake of the Flood LP, and also played with Jerry's band at the time with Merle Saunders (Legion of Mary?)
Reviewer: emdeadhead - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - March 13, 2005
Subject: Where Did the Horn Section Come From?
I saw a couple of other shows in 1973 but this show was something unique. In the second set, the Dead brought out some horns as they started playing songs from the Wake of the Flood album.
Totally unexpected and interesting. It still hasn't lost anything, 31 years later!
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